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  • And One Last Thing...

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,909
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,046
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,043

Lacey Terwilliger's shock and humiliation over her husband's philandering prompt her to add some bonus material to Mike's company newsletter: stunning Technicolor descriptions of the special brand of "administrative support" his receptionist gives him. The detailed mass e-mail to Mike's family, friends, and clients blows up in her face, and before one can say "instant urban legend", Lacey has become the pariah of her small Kentucky town and a media punch line....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • For me this was such a HOOT!!!

  • By d.e.matthews on 02-12-11

Could have been great

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-23-17

What disappointed you about And One Last Thing...?

I really wanted to like this - but it turned into a description of all the ways she could enjoy sex

Has And One Last Thing... turned you off from other books in this genre?

Probably - if the way she "gets her groove back" is that I have to listen to all her sexual escapades

Which scene was your favorite?

When she sent out the newsletter

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Furious

  • Faith McMann, Book 1
  • By: T. R. Ragan
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,449
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,190
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,183

Faith McMann comes home to a nightmare: her husband is killed and her son and daughter are taken. Although the intruders leave her for dead, she survives. Crippling grief and fear for her children make life unbearable. Until her anguish turns to anger...and she trades victimhood for vengeance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • furious

  • By Diana Hart 33 on 04-25-16

AWFUL NARRATOR!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-23-17

What disappointed you about Furious?

I think this could be a great story, however, the narrator sounded like a computer. Couldn't stick it out

What do you think your next listen will be?

?

How could the performance have been better?

Different narrator

What character would you cut from Furious?

sounded like a computer!

  • All the Pretty Things

  • The Story of a Southern Girl Who Went Through Fire to Find Her Way Home
  • By: Edie Wadsworth
  • Narrated by: Lisa Larson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

For a long time, Edie thought she had escaped. It started in an Appalachian trailer park, where a young girl dreamed of becoming a doctor. But every day Edie woke up to her reality: a poverty-stricken world full of alcohol and violence, where getting out seemed impossible. She taught herself to drive a stick shift truck at 12 years old so she could get her drunk daddy home from the bar. She spent Saturdays at Brushy Mountain prison visiting her incarcerated cousin. She watched adults eat while her stomach gnawed.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • book dragged in the middle

  • By Margaret Griffing on 10-31-16

narrator trying too hard

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-26-16

Is there anything you would change about this book?

narration

Would you be willing to try another book from Edie Wadsworth? Why or why not?

possibly. lots felt very dramatic

Would you be willing to try another one of Lisa Larson’s performances?

no

Do you think All the Pretty Things needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

no

Any additional comments?

i love her blog, but this writing seemed overly dramatic - with phrases like " i had never felt this hopeless...." or " i felt like i was sinking to the bottom of the sea".
her describing how the sun came through the trees at the age of 5 or 6?
her story is definitely one of redemption and hope, just didn't enjoy the writing style - OR THE NARRATOR!

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • When I'm Gone

  • A Novel
  • By: Emily Bleeker
  • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,209
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,657
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,662

Luke Richardson has returned home after burying Natalie, his beloved wife of sixteen years, ready to face the hard job of raising their three children alone. But there's something he's not prepared for - a blue envelope with his name scrawled across the front in Natalie's handwriting, waiting for him on the floor of their suburban Michigan home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Father's poignant struggle to move forward after wife's death

  • By Sam on 08-05-16

great story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-20-16

What made the experience of listening to When I'm Gone the most enjoyable?

kept my interest all the way through

What was one of the most memorable moments of When I'm Gone?

the ending was great, good closure to the story

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

great narration

If you could rename When I'm Gone, what would you call it?

hello from the other side :)

Any additional comments?

~

  • I Let You Go

  • By: Clare Mackintosh
  • Narrated by: Nicola Barber, Steven Crossley
  • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,845
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,519
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,523

I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast, trying to escape the memory of the car accident that plays again and again in her mind and desperate to heal from the loss of her child and the rest of her painful past. At the same time, the novel tracks the pair of Bristol police investigators trying to get to the bottom of this hit-and-run.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Compelling thriller

  • By Phoebe on 05-15-16

male narrator was seriously difficult to listen to

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-20-16

What did you love best about I Let You Go?

good story

Would you recommend I Let You Go to your friends? Why or why not?

not to listen to and the "smut" value was high and unnecessary

How did the narrator detract from the book?

the male narrator was seriously grating

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

when jenna found the courage to fight back

Any additional comments?

male narrator was awful!

  • The Knockoff

  • A Novel
  • By: Lucy Sykes, Jo Piazza
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,733
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,591
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,586

When Imogen returns to work at Glossy after six months away, she can barely recognize her own magazine. Eve, fresh out of Harvard Business School, has fired "the gray hairs", put the managing editor in a supply closet, stopped using the landlines, and hired a bevy of manicured and questionably attired underlings who text and tweet their way through meetings.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Buy it Now!

  • By Syddd on 05-24-15

Quick, fast and entertaining

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-21-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

hmmmm - while i loved the characters, the narrator's voice when she switched to EVE was so grating that it was difficult to not turn the volume down every time! i know we were supposed to dislike EVE, but sheesh!

  • If I Can't Have You:

  • Susan Powell, Her Mysterious Disappearance, and the Murder of Her Children
  • By: Gregg Olsen, Rebecca Morris
  • Narrated by: Laural Merlington, Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,371
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,269
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,262

The tragic story of Susan Powell and her murdered boys, Charlie and Braden, is the only case that rivals the Jon Benet Ramsey saga in the annals of true crime. When the pretty, blonde Utah mother went missing in December of 2009 the media was swept up in the story - with lenses and microphones trained on Susan's husband, Josh. He said he had no idea what happened to his young wife, and that he and the boys had been camping in the middle of a snowstorm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Coward and the Angels

  • By Pulplife on 05-20-14

Gripping story, but the female narrator.....

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-06-16

Would you listen to If I Can't Have You: again? Why?

no, the female narrator was awful (no offense to her, but almost stopped listening several times, but had to hear the end!)

What was one of the most memorable moments of If I Can't Have You:?

too many

How could the performance have been better?

different female narrator

If you could give If I Can't Have You: a new subtitle, what would it be?

evil personified